Leonard Cheshire
Happiness score is 55 out of 100
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About the company

  • Founded
  • Company size
    5,001 to 10,000
  • Revenue
    £75m to £365m (GBP)
  • Industry
  • Link
    Leonard Cheshire website
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Personal Care & Home Health

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Salary estimated from 14.4K employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed.

Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 338 reviews and is evolving.



Health Care Assistant in Manchester
on 31 March 2022
Good place to work
Great place to work, great people, bad management, very clicky management, one rule for one. One rule for another, not consistent in areas. Not professional,
Support Worker in Kendal
on 10 May 2022
Good place to work
I’ve worked for the company for 4 years and started 5 years ago for my placement for college. I was then offered a job working as a support worker at Kirkland view. I have being a support worker and also interim team leader. I have enjoyed my time there. Each day is different some days are great and some days have challenges but so does every day life. The current manager is very supportive and great at what he does.
Support Worker in Windermere
on 25 April 2022
Challenging but rewarding
Challenging but rewarding , shame it holehird had to be closed otherwise I’d still be there. Loved looking after all the residents and all the staff were a great support.
Support Worker in Edinburgh
on 15 April 2022
Miserable staff
The staff are miserable here and make out like the job is hard when it really isn’t. You work 7-3 or 3-10 very easy hours and the people you support are generally easy but the staff think they’re working the hardest job in the world. There’s nothing difficult about helping someone shower and dress and then feeding them. The place is very understaffed and constantly use agency’s to fill in for staff. The people from agency’s are never trained and often get caught stealing from service users. Agency staff are also incompetent of everything. The manager where I work is the laziest human I think I have ever met in my life, he leaves most tasks to the team leader who is clearly very stressed all the time, I done know why he hasn’t quit yet! The pay is terrible but that’s social care for you. If you’re thinking of becoming a support worker, don’t do it your mental health isn’t worth it!
Team Leader in Kendal, Cumbria
on 14 April 2022
Bullying Culture and Poor Management
I worked here for 5 months as a team leader, it was the most traumatic few months. I have never worked in a place that I was panicked every time the regional manager called. The team were great, and too the clients. Unfortunately, it was majorly let down by higher management.

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Interview insights

Insights from 308 Indeed users who have interviewed with Leonard Cheshire within the last 5 years.

Average experience
Interview is easy
Process takes about a day or two

Interview questions

How would you respect freedom of choice and dignity

Shared on 16 March 2019

They ask alot off personal questions just to get to know you a bit better to see if your right for the role

Shared on 15 May 2018

They ask questions that are related to the residents Such as work related... Skills, how would you deal with conflict, how to help a resident to organise for holiday.

Shared on 23 August 2017

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